Have You Seen? {August 23rd, 2020}

Last Week’s Theme: Stuck

Becoming Unstuck by Megan Ingvoldstad—”Did Moses feel stuck when he found himself on a dry, desert road with a broken dream? Thirsty, as his water container got lighter, I can imagine he sat down in despair and hung his head.”

The Seconds We are Given {Book Club} by Bayta Schwarz—”Tragedies still happen. And yet. Forgiveness, grace and hope would have changed the story so profoundly even if the ‘events’ stayed the same.”

Begging for Release by Sarah Hilkemann—”I don’t know what places have you feeling stuck, or what questions are bubbling to the surface or flowing out of pens on paper. I do want to say that you are not alone.”

Sticky, Murky Messes Are No Joke by Joy Smalley—”But when I am able to set aside my shame, and feelings of lovelessness, I can find peace in the wait.”

From Around the Web

Making Decisions When You Feel Stuck– great podcast episode related to our theme!

The End of Mom Shaming

Support Raising: 5 Questions to Ask

How Do Cultural Factors Influence the Decision to Leave?

Follow Fitness for the Field on Instagram and YouTube and get free workouts and calendars for Kingdom workers!

Questions Third Culture Kids (And Their Parents) Dread

Finally, Pandemic Pages and Healing Words

And Now For Next Week

The theme is…

Who loves a good list?

All the hands are raising over here! Whether we are talking about the podcasts we love, the best books we’ve read lately, ways we’ve learned to connect with the Father or the weird foods we love, we just absolutely love sharing our top tips and favorite things!

That’s what this week is all about. Not only do we have fun lists in our blog posts this week, but we hope you will share your lists too! Tag us on social media as you share your wisdom and favorites with the community on whatever topic you love! Use the hashtag #VelvetAshesTopTips.

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